SOLD to Belgium: BLAUPUNKT ESSEN Y 1967 Vintage Original 6/12 Volt Auto Radio for Cars of the Period 1958-1968! – 6 Volt / 12 Volt Bluetooth Prepared for 12 Volt Negative Ground Cars

Here we have a wonderful 1967 Blaupunkt Essen Y classic car auto radio with a small chrome faceplate for Austin Healey, Alfa Romeo Giulietta, Ford, Fiat, Triumph and other cars built between 1958 and 1968. The Blaupunkt Essen was a comfort choice with long wave, medium wave (AM), short wave, and FM (U) reception. The radio features a tone button (more or less bass) and a DIN socket on the back. In period a cassette player could be connected to this socket, today MP3 and Bluetooth devices can be connected when the radio is operated in 12 Volt negative ground cars. This fine auto radio was fully serviced and carefully refurbished in our workshop to excellent vintage original condition! The radio features all original parts like the metal chrome faceplate (178 x 53 mm / 7,0 x 2,1 inch) and black fluted knobs with glass like tips. This 50-60 years old radio shows minimal signs of previous use which are enlarged by our big photos . Study the photos carefully.

This radio will upgrade thje dashboard of your beloved classic car and it will enhance your driving experience because the dashboard is what YOU are looking at while driving your car! See all the technical specifications farther below this page! “Enjoy the Ride!”

This Blaupunkt Essen radio is MP3 ready (Bluetooth ready on 12 Volt NEGATVE GROUND cars only). Stream music from your smartphone to your vintage original auto radio with our wireless Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth Module (Price €119,75)! Get a €50,00 DISCOUNT on the combination purchase using Coupon code: MP3M in the check-out.

*1.5 years (18 months) GLOBAL warranty. (See About Us / FAQ).

SOLD to Belgium.


Make and Model: Blaupunkt Essen Y
Classic Car era: 1958 – 1968
Face-plate: Blaupunkt original metal chrome face-plate for Ford and other cars of the period. The faceplate and knobs will look stunning in Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider, Fiat, Lancia, Triumph and others cars of the 1960s. The radio fits the old style dashboard radio aperture 95 x 42 mm (3,75 x 1,75 inch) with two 11 mm (0,55 inch) radio shaft holes at 130 mm (5,15 inch) horizontal distance. This vintage radio is completed with all original parts!
On-board voltage: 6V and 12V, Positive and Negative earth / ground
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, one 4 Ohm speaker, or two 8 Ohm speakers connected in parallel fashion (+to + and – to -) to make 4 Ohm.
Wave Range: long wave (L), medium wave (M) (AM), short wave (K), and FM (U)
Equipment: Tone control push button, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth* module (Bluetooth 12 Volt only).
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1967
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 50 x 174 / 7,0 x 2,0 x 6,75 (back to back of face-plate)
Dimensions face-plate (width x height): 178 x 53 mm / 7,0 x 2,1 inch
Weight (kg): 1,75

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, 12V wire with fuse, cable shoes and a metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead, analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight 1.8 kg


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